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Windows 7: Workgroup Network Password Prompt tried almost EVERYTHING???

06 Feb 2012   #11
Trabang

win7 Home prem and win7 Ultimate both 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Stage 2. On the pc you want to access, delete the sharing folder if you made one as in my pdf. Reboot. On the same pc, change your password, make a sharing folder as my pdf. Reboot.
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On the pc your trying to connect from, uninstall:-
Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN Keep the drivers.
Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter Keep the drivers.
Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #2 Delete the drivers.
Reboot. Re enter any passwords if asked.
Now click Network, it should show your 2 pc's by name. click the one you want to connect to, this window will open.

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OK I seem to have 1 home prem sharing fine with the ultimate but the second home prem with identical username and passwords and for that matter they even have the exact same shared folders in the exact same spot same names everything. My setup and need for shares is like this...the 2 home premium pc's have flight simulator X on them and the ultimate laptop has a bunch of apps, weather engine ect on it. So is there something where you cant share a third workgroup computer if the other 2 are sharing and the 3 shared folders are mapped drives? I just cant imagine what the issue is. When I open "computer" on the working 2 pc's it will wake up the third non-sharable pc. Also if the third PC is on first, the laptop can access its mapped drived shared folders fine, but when i turn on the current working PC it cant be shared meaning password prompt with no possible username/password combo working


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06 Feb 2012   #12
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

You may not know this, but because of you I have actually got smarter. E.G. do you know of any 2 different homes with the same telephone number ? Well the same applys to computers. Trying to connect from a Laptop to 2 different computers with the same username & password wont work unless each computer has a different name.
To save confusing myself, my desktop is called Desktop and my laptop is called Laptop. On my desktop username is George. On my Laptop I have one Administrator account called Admin & a Standard account called Stan. I can connect from both to my desktop.
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07 Feb 2012   #13
Trabang

win7 Home prem and win7 Ultimate both 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
You may not know this, but because of you I have actually got smarter. E.G. do you know of any 2 different homes with the same telephone number ? Well the same applys to computers. Trying to connect from a Laptop to 2 different computers with the same username & password wont work unless each computer has a different name.
To save confusing myself, my desktop is called Desktop and my laptop is called Laptop. On my desktop username is George. On my Laptop I have one Administrator account called Admin & a Standard account called Stan. I can connect from both to my desktop.
I knew it had to be some odd glitch or something. Whats annoying is microsoft specifically sais u need identical usernames and passwords on all workgroup computers, however this may be the root of this issue which is a huge pain for probably thousands of people from the amount of posts on this problem. I havnt had time to change up the third pc's profile but man that could have been it. I'll report back here once I do change it up and see if I can get them both connected to my laptop at the same time. We shall see, but your support has been a hell of a lot better than anything micro$oft has offered.
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07 Feb 2012   #14
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Trabang,
Type netplwiz in the start menu search box. Look at your saved passwords.

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07 Feb 2012   #15
Trabang

win7 Home prem and win7 Ultimate both 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Hi Trabang,
Type netplwiz in the start menu search box. Look at your saved passwords.

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Hey, After re-reading your previous post I see I misunderstood you, I thought you were saying about username/passwords not computer name. My 3 computers all have unique names but ofcourse the workgroup name is the same and the profiles are the same. I will try the password thing when I get home tonight I saw that option when I did the control userpasswords2 thing to auto sign in but never explored anything. Will that show me the password that the network password prompt could be needing? I'm thinking maybe windows made one for me. Whats odd is my laptop to laptop sharing has been working the past few days from the awaken state. Because of that I havnt restarted or tinkered with any settings because its working but the gaming PC shares wont open on the ultimate laptop running my simulator apps and stuff. When the prompt comes up is this the way youd enter it...GAMING\Joe. USERNAME=Joe PC's Name=GAMING? and the computers name will then appear below next to domain right?
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07 Feb 2012   #16
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

This image shows the name & workgroup name of my Laptop. I pasted the part with the photo on it.

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08 Feb 2012   #17
Trabang

win7 Home prem and win7 Ultimate both 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
This image shows the name & workgroup name of my Laptop. I pasted the part with the photo on it.

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So if u want to open that computers shared files on another computer when the network password prompt comes up youd enter...Laptop/Stan in "username"? And whats up with that earlier posts picture, I went there on my computers and it showed both computers names with the usernames entered like the example I just wrote under windows credentials. Theres an edit button can I change it up like that? What exactly should I do once at the screen posted 1 post before your latest? Thanks
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08 Feb 2012   #18
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

I apologize if I have confused you. The last image was taken from my Laptop to show you it's name and Workgroup name. Stan was serving no other purpose than to show the account is password protected.
To connect to my desktop pc, I enter George & password. I think but not entirely sure, both are case sensitive.
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Do you have to enter a password when starting your computers ???
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09 Feb 2012   #19
Trabang

win7 Home prem and win7 Ultimate both 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
I apologize if I have confused you. The last image was taken from my Laptop to show you it's name and Workgroup name. Stan was serving no other purpose than to show the account is password protected.
To connect to my desktop pc, I enter George & password. I think but not entirely sure, both are case sensitive.
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Do you have to enter a password when starting your computers ???
There password protected but I did the "control userpasswords2" thing in "RUN" so they startup without having to enter it. I did this after the network PW prompt was torturing me so thats not it. When I click the "manage passwords" button it shows the 2 other computers with a ******* as the passwords. The thing I'm asking is the usernames are in there like this...Laptop/Stan. With laptop being the computers name I wanna access and Stan is the user profile on that computer that went into properties and chose what to share. If the username isnt supposed to have "COMPUTERNAME/" in front of it then the vault password thing is showing the saved username and password wrong. When I clicked edit it sais make sure what to enter can access a computer or something to that effect. So to edit that is that something I can try without screwing anything up? I'm such a computer newbie so I dont switch stuff up infear I wont know how to un-do it you know. Are there anythings you can think of that I can try?
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09 Feb 2012   #20
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Trabang, read this till I compose my post. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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